Title: Contributing Editor, Successful Farming and agriculture.com
Resides in: Mount Vernon, Iowa
Hometown: Bayard, Iowa
Education: Iowa State University
Expertise: Cattle Industry, Other Livestock Industries, General Farming, and Agricultural Business
After 33 years on full time staff at Successful Farming, now in semi-retirement covers stories and topics as assigned on a freelance basis, with emphasis on the beef industry, and other general story assignments on a variety of agricultural topics.
After college started as Swine Editor for a Minnesota-based magazine for five years, then accepted a position as Swine Editor at Successful Farming. Remained on staff there for the following 33 years in various editorial positions: Swine Editor, Farm Management Editor, and Managing Editor. In semi-retirement now, continues to write freelance stories for Successful Farming..
Has been a member of the American Agricultural Editors Association for entire career, winning several writing awards from that organization and also serving a term as President.
B.S. in Agricultural Journalism, Iowa State University
Articles authored by Gene Johnston